Papa-taro

Guys come and go in our lives. But there is one who stays in our heart long enough to call it forever. No matter how messed up you are, how broken your relationship is with your ‘the other man’, or how broke you are, there is always one guy you can turn to. Someone who will be there through all the ups and downs of your life.

Dad.

If on Mother’s Day i posted Il Divo’s Mama, there will not be a better suited day than today to put up this video.

Celine Dion- Dance With My Father (originally by the late Luther Vandross)

Back when I was a child
Before life removed all the innocence
My father would lift me high
And dance with my mother and me and then

Spin me around till I fell asleep
Then up the stairs he would carry me
And I knew for sure
I was loved

If I could get another chance
Another walk, another dance with him
I’d play a song that would never, ever end
How I’d love, love, love to dance with my father again

Ooh, ooh

When I and my mother would disagree
To get my way I would run from her to him
He’d make me laugh just to comfort me, yeah, yeah
Then finally make me do just what my mama said

Later that night when I was asleep
He left a dollar under my sheet
Never dreamed that he
Would be gone from me

If I could steal one final glance
One final step, one final dance with him
I’d play a song that would never, ever end
‘Cause I’d love, love, love to dance with my father
again

Sometimes I’d listen outside her door
And I’d hear her, mama cryin’ for him
I pray for her even more than me
I pray for her even more than me

I know I’m prayin’ for much too much
But could You send back the only man she loved
I know You don’t do it usually
But Lord, she’s dyin’ to dance with my father again
Every night I fall asleep
And this is all I ever dream

Happy Father’s Day Daddy! (and to all dads around the world)

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